MPs call for parliament to investigate Gordhan’s handling of SAA sale
/ 15 December 2023

MPs call for parliament to investigate Gordhan’s handling of SAA sale

The minister failed to submit two key documents to the portfolio committee on public enterprises, without which they will not back the deal

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FlySafair not threatened by SAA return, welcomes competition
/ 25 August 2023

FlySafair not threatened by SAA return, welcomes competition

The low-cost carrier has gained ground since taking to the skies in October 2014

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SOEs going into business rescue a sign of governance failure
/ 15 July 2023

SOEs going into business rescue a sign of governance failure

It highlights that changes need to be made in their operation, experts say

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Gordhan, suspended DG, to appear in parliament over SAA deal
/ 19 April 2023

Gordhan, suspended DG, to appear in parliament over SAA deal

Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan will be called to appear before parliament to respond to claims by suspended director general Kgathatso Tlhakudi of impropriety in the SAA/Takatso Aviation deal

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Eskom, SAA probes for parliament?
/ 20 March 2023

Eskom, SAA probes for parliament?

MPs must find a way to handle André de Ruyter’s allegations and a protected disclosure accusing Pravin Gordhan of wrongdoing in the SAA sale

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University funding crisis: Economy crumbling under weighty student debt
/ 2 September 2022

University funding crisis: Economy crumbling under weighty student debt

Student debt is growing quickly and, if something doesn’t change, it could jeopardise the country’s already struggling economy

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After Comair, how will the South African aviation industry fare?
/ 18 June 2022

After Comair, how will the South African aviation industry fare?

Local ticket prices have risen by at least 35% to 40% as a result of Comair’s collapse

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SAA takes to the skies again after 18 months grounded
/ 22 September 2021

SAA takes to the skies again after 18 months grounded

After an 18-month hiatus, the national carrier has done away with major routes that would have required it to use much larger fleets

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Destruction hits business confidence
/ 15 July 2021

Destruction hits business confidence

An already low sentiment will be set back by the Covid-19 pandemic, thin reforms and this week’s violence

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‘People feel they have a stake in SAA’ — Gidon Novick
/ 15 June 2021

‘People feel they have a stake in SAA’ — Gidon Novick

Interest in the beleaguered national carrier, which has received billions of rands in public funding, means criticism is inevitable

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Gordhan on SAA, political interference and moving SOEs out of his department
/ 29 May 2021

Gordhan on SAA, political interference and moving SOEs out of his department

The minister addresses the future of the country’s state-owned entities and speculation they may be moved from his portfolio

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The many failures of the flight that fetched SA’s vaccines
/ 24 March 2021

The many failures of the flight that fetched SA’s vaccines

After not flying for a year, SAA nearly botches humanitarian flight to Brussels — among other infringements — and then delays reporting the issue

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